Monthly Archives: September 2011

Smart phones: The potential information engines of the smart world

A recent article titled, “Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone,” highlights the flexibility and value of portable information appliances. Researchers at MIT have created a network of dashboard-mounted phones that collects data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to … Continue reading

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A dominant logic transition

A dominant logic is the main means by which an organization achieves success. Society moves through periods dominated by a specific logic for organizational success, and we are currently in the service dominant logic era, which means that organizations structure … Continue reading

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Climate engineering – too far away and too risky

The recently released technology assessment of climate engineering of the U.S. Government Accounting Office concludes that, “Climate engineering technologies do not now offer a viable response to global climate change.” Many of the proposed geo-engineering solutions rely on untested and … Continue reading

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Dematerialization vs. Energy efficiency

It is widespread belief that information systems (IS) will provide immense opportunities to ‘greening’ our world through dematerialization. Replacing high carbon physical products and activities with virtual, low carbon equivalents is something that IS can make possible, may it be … Continue reading

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Energy Informatics book published

G’day We have now published in Kindle format on Amazon what we believe is the first book on Energy Informatics.   This book is the result of several years of research and thinking about Energy Informatics, and we are continuing to work … Continue reading

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